Updated: 8/28/2014 11:04:21 AM
County of Spartanburg
Human Resources Department



REGISTERED NURSE (DETENTION FACILITY)
The starting salary is $49,359. Under general supervision performs intermediate professional work and participates in the care and treatment of inmates detained at the County Jail.

Participates in the medical program for the facility; assists physicians; collects medical data; prepares files and records; gives injections, immunizations, draws labs and medications. Knowledgeable in the policies, procedures, methods and practices of the County. Has knowledge of the Detention Center and its activities and methods as they relate to the job of Registered Nurse. Has knowledge in policy and ability to determine and recommend needed changes in same. Able to comprehend and utilize medical and legal terminology. Able to use independent judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying methods and procedures in handling emergency situations, planning and instructing assignments, etc. Able to conduct physical examinations and check-ups on patients as necessary. Knowledgeable of the use of medical supplies and equipment. Knowledgeable of medication dispensed to patients. Has knowledge of records, graphs, reports, etc., used in the daily performance of duties. Able to interact with patients effectively and efficiently in order to treat and communicate with them. Able to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, inmates, physicians, attorneys and other County personnel. Has good technical and medical skills. Performs related tasks as required.
Minimum qualifications are a graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing and considerable experience in professional nursing work. Must posses a current Registered Nurse license issued by the State of South Carolina Board of Nursing and certified in CPR.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (DETENTION FACILITY)
THIRD SHIFT INCLUDES 5% SHIFT PREMIUM
The minimum starting salary is $30,734. Performs intermediate practical nursing work in the care and treatment of inmates detained at the County Jail. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Assists physicians and Registered Nurses; collects medical data; prepares files and records; gives injections, immunizations and medications. Has knowledge of the policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the County’s Detention Facility. Has knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing the medical treatment of inmates. Has good knowledge of acceptable medical practices and procedures; preparing and administering medications and treatments; terminology; and use and care of various medical instruments needed. Able to review and prepare required records and reports. Has good human relations skills and able to communicate effectively with inmates. Able to maintain confidence of medical professionalism in working with physicians, inmates and co-workers. Has knowledge of medical-related metrics. Has the ability to use independent judgment in routine, non-routine and emergency situations, which require full attention and possible corrective action. Worker may be subject to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment. Performs related tasks as required.

Graduate from a state accredited program of practical nurses education with experience as a practical nurse. Must be certified in first aid and CPR. Must meet all state licensing requirements. Must be able to pass a drug screening.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


COUNSELOR II (ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE)
The minimum starting salary is $32,322- Under general supervision provides assessment, case management, crisis, referral, individual, group, and family counseling services. Assists in providing education awareness information to clients and the public. Reports to the Program Coordinator.

Requires skills necessary to provide assessment, case management, and counseling services. Requires thorough knowledge of substance abuse/addiction. Is knowledgeable in the methods, policies, and procedures of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission as related to specific duties of the Counselor II. Has comprehensive knowledge of medical and legal terminology used within the department. Able to use independent judgment and discretion in semi-critical and moderately high-risk situations and as needed in dealing with confidential information and documents. Able to understand/apply the principles of conceptual systems, including leadership, teaching, reinforcement, etc. Knows how to perform duties in a courteous manner, with integrity, and in the best interest of the public. Has the ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, other staff members, members of the general public, and all other groups and agencies involved in the activities of the department. Has the ability to make effective presentations and discuss problems/possible solutions as required. Has the ability to compile, organize, prepare, and maintain an assortment of records, reports, and information in an effective manner. Has the ability to prepare clear/concise letters of correspondence. Is capable of working under stressful conditions as required. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations, including statistical inference. Has the ability to respond to any critical situation related to the responsibilities of the job. Has the ability to assist with planning and developing long term goals for respective clients. Able to keep abreast of changing laws and procedures related to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education & experience reguirements are Master’s Degree in Social/Behavioral Sciences with 1-2 years counseling experience providing assessment, case management, individual, group, and family services, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must achieve required certification within 3 years of employment. Pre-hiring SLED check and DSS-CA/N Registry check required. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.
Applications are accepted until September 10, 2014.


DEPUTY SHERIFF I (SHERIFF)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Qualifications include: must be able to pass physical ability test, must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass extensive background investigation, minimum high school graduate. Some college or military background preferred. Provides excellent working conditions and fringe benefits. Deputy examination is given first Thursday of each month at Emergency Service Academy, 100 Bob Holt Drive, Duncan, SC. The contact number for questions is (864) 503-4511. Wear proper attire for running, jumping, etc. In order to be considered for exam, applications must be received by the previous Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DETENTION OFFICER I (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PARKS TECHNICIAN II (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $32,702. Under regular supervision performs intermediate skilled work in the maintenance and repair of parks and recreational facilities and equipment. Assists in the planning, coordinating and supervising of maintenance and repair activities and participates in the construction, maintenance and repair of facilities, equipment, buildings and grounds; prepares and maintains appropriate records.

Thorough knowledge of the practices, equipment, tools and materials used in park maintenance and construction; thorough knowledge of general building, equipment, repair and maintenance; thorough knowledge of hazards and necessary safety precautions involved in construction work; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High school graduate with considerable experience as a custodial and grounds keeping experience. Also will consider any equivalent combination of experience and training providing the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license. Must obtain a South Carolina pesticide application license and HVAC license for handling Freon.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TELEPHONE OPERATOR/911 (COMMUNICATIONS-COUNTY)
Shift Work
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs responsible technical work on an assigned shift receiving calls for public safety, emergency services and other personnel. Receives emergency calls, determines the nature of the emergency and passes information to the appropriate Telecommunicator; maintains records, files, and logs; enters data; prepares reports.

Must have general knowledge of operating two-way communications systems and general knowledge of radio code system and teletype procedures. Must be familiar with the geography of the County. Has the ability to type 30 words per minute accurately. Has the ability to work under stressful conditions and remain calm. Must be able to operate standard office, data entry and computer equipment and communications consoles. Has the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio and telephone communications relative to emergency services. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents, maps, computer screens, books, procedure manuals, checklists, vehicle cards, weather teletypes, computer printouts, and methods and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High School graduate with the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio communications relative to emergency services. Must successfully pass the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy forty-hour course and successfully complete and maintain SLED CJICS/NCIC certification. Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until job is filled.


COUNSELOR III (ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE)
Treatment Services:

The minimum starting salary is $36,201. Under general supervision, is responsible for difficult professional work involving the assessment of client needs, provision of counseling, and referral to needed and appropriate services. Has thorough understanding of human behavior and how to work effectively with the target population. Position assists with planning and developing long-term goals. Position reports to the Program Coordinator.

Has comprehensive knowledge of the assessment and treatment alternatives for the substance abusing and other high-risk populations and of the medical and legal terminology used within the department. Able to diagnose disabilities and has a thorough knowledge of rehabilitative treatment practices, and techniques. Has thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the SADAC, as they pertain to the duties of the position. Knowledgeable of the legal system, state laws, and court rules relative to specific duties of the Counselor III. Must have the ability to use independent judgment and discretion as needed in dealing with confidential information, documents, and routine/non-routine tasks. Must have the ability to understand and exercise the principles of conceptual systems, including leadership, teaching, reinforcement, etc, training. Must have the ability to communicate ideas effectively (orally and in writing) with supervisors, other staff members, members of the general public, and all other organizations and groups. Must be able to make effective presentations and discuss problems and possible solutions as required. Must be able to research and prepare an assortment of complex reports and information in an effective manner. Prepares clear and concise letters of correspondence and effectively maintain well-organized client and professional records. Able to respond to any critical situation related to the responsibilities of the job, specifically during crisis and/or high-risk situations. Must have the ability to perform supervisory tasks such as planning, coordinating client services and activities, maintaining standards, making recommendations, etc. Able to keep abreast of changing laws and procedures related to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Performs related tasks as required.

Master’s degree in Social Work or related Behavioral Science and considerable experience in clinical social work, or any equivalent combination of training/experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Spanish-speaker preferred. Must achieve Addictions certification within 3 yrs of hire. Pre-hiring SLED and DSS-CA/N Registry check required.
Applications are accepted until September 10, 2014.


ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ENGINEERING)
The minimum starting salary is $35,318. Under regular supervision performs intermediate technical work inspecting and monitoring construction projects and performing drafting assignments.

Inspects and monitors construction projects; drafts; maintains records. General knowledge of the methods, techniques and materials used in construction projects; some knowledge of the terminology, methods, practices and techniques of civil engineering; ability to make arithmetic calculations; ability to enforce regulations with tact and diplomacy; ability to draft plans and plot maps; ability to understand and work from oral and written instructions and sketches; skill in the use of construction materials testing equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, developers and associates. Performs inspections of developments under construction to ensure compliance with standards and County specifications and advises contractors of corrective actions. Reviews plans, performs field trips, and conducts road and traffic surveys. Prepares reports, receives and investigates complaints, and performs other duties as directed. Operates and maintains a variety of equipment including a computer, calculator, automobile, surveying equipment, hand auger, drafting instruments, pick, etc. Must possess the ability to utilize and learn new skills pertaining to Engineering Technician. Performs related tasks as required.

Graduate of an accredited community college with major course work in Civil Engineering Technology. Must be certified by the S.C.D.O.T. in the Asphalt Roadway Inspector Training Course and Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector Training Course within one year. Must possess a valid S. C. driver’s license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


RECREATION COORDINATOR (REC CENTERS/COUNTY)
The minimum starting salary is $36,201. Performs responsible professional work, as directed and in collaboration with other department personnel, to develop and/or facilitate various recreation programs to encourage active lifestyles among youth, adults and seniors.

As directed and in collaboration with other department personnel, develops and facilitates various recreation programs, directly or by utilizing recreation contractors and volunteers. Work is highly varied, in response to seasonal and customer demands, but could include scheduling, operation and maintenance of recreation centers, nutrition education and active play for children in after-school and/or summer camps; instruction and facilitation of outdoor recreation programs such as hiking, kayaking, canoeing and biking, etc., and assistance with recreation-oriented special events and service projects as well as exercise and wellness instruction for active seniors. In community centers designated as "VSP Centers," cooperates with VSP System Coordinator and VSP Program Coordinators to provide planned programs. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Receives and accounts for program funds, as directed. Performs related tasks, as required.

Requires possession of a bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation management or similar degree program; possession of or ability to obtain within six months, a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional certificate, and 1-3 years of experience in recreational activities or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications. Prefer applicants who have elementary Spanish language skills and who possess or are willing to obtain a Class C Commercial Drivers License. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment screening processes, including passage of a drug screen and criminal background check. Must be proficient in or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications, as needed.

Applications are accepted until September 2, 2014.


PROPERTY DATA TECHNICIAN (ASSESSOR)
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs difficult skilled clerical work involving appraisal and listing of individual and business real property taxes. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Assessment Coordinator.

Lists taxes; prepares and mails tax bills; performs clerical assistance tasks; enters data; maintains records and files; assists the public. Must have thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures and activities of the department as they pertain to the performance of duties of the position. Must have comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with and assist individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds. Knows how to perform duties in a courteous manner and with the utmost integrity. Knows of the reports and records which must be prepared, processed and maintained in order to meet the requirements of the department. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations. Able to use and understand computer applications and techniques. Aware of the levels of productivity and quality to be produced on the job and is able to meet criteria. Able to interpret and apply complex policies and procedures. Able to comprehend and complete detailed instructions. Maintains high standards of accuracy. Able to interact with all County departments and the public.

Minimum qualifications are a high school graduate with experience up to one year in tax listing or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Experience in working with the public preferred.
Applications are accepted until September 5, 2014.


PARK ASSISTANT (RECREATION/ATHLETICS)
The starting salary range is $8.00/hr to $11.00/hr. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Park Operations Director. This is responsible paraprofessional work monitoring a variety of recreation activities and facilities. Work hours will be varied and most hours will be weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. Must be able to lead groups in recreational activities. Able to maintain discipline and enforce safety policies and procedures. Able to follow both oral and written instruction. Able to maintain accurate and legible records. Able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the general public. Able to perform physical aspects of the classification. Supervises, manages and maintains facility during evening and weekend hours. Opens and closes facility, performs maintenance of facilities and fields, and secures facility at closing . Ensures that all rules, regulations, and safety practices are properly enforced. May drive vehicles in support of activities. May provide support for activities away from facility. Maintains accurate attendance for programs and tournaments, works the gates for tournaments, and responsible for running scoreboards during tournaments. Supports operations by greeting visitors and providing information. Assists with special events within the section and department. Reports all accidents and ensures that victims receive proper care. Maintains effective working relationships with the public and other staff members. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

Completion of high school and two years experience in recreational activities or sports programming, preferably in a leadership role; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent work history and attendance record. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $10.00/hr – Up to 30 hrs / week. Performs responsible skilled labor, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of park facilities. Assists with park maintenance; maintaining park public areas and fields; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Parks Maintenance Manager, Parks Maintenance Assistant Manager, Parks Technician 3 or Parks Technician 2, depending on assignment. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation maintenance activities. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be able to operate specialized motorized grounds maintenance equipment and as well as various size vehicles in support of activities. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires completion of high school and two years’ experience in sports field maintenance or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


RECREATION ASSISTANT (YOUTH DEVELOPMENT)
Salary range- Minimum wage - $11.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. Work is performed under the supervision of the Recreation Program Supervisor, Recreation Coordinator or Recreation Programs Manager. Work hours will be varied and may include weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Must have good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instruction. Must be able to maintain accurate and legible records. Must be able to perform the physical aspects of the job, including working in extreme weather conditions. Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly. Must be able to swim. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees. Must be customer-friendly, supporting program by greeting visitors and providing information. Must to be able to lead and direct customer groups in recreational activities, dealing courteously and firmly with the public; demonstrating good judgment, tact and courtesy. Must demonstrate concern for safety and compliance with program regulations to insure customer' compliance with all rules, regulations, and safety practices; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. For recreation programs involving children aged 5-12, requires completion of high school and one year of experience in recreational activities for children, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires an excellent work history and attendance record as well as possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment screening processes, including passage of a drug screen. Must be proficient in or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications, as needed.
Applications are accepted until September 4, 2014.


TRANSPORTATION PLANNING MANAGER (PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT)
Salary range- $50,861 - $64,084
The County of Spartanburg, South Carolina is recruiting for the position of Transportation Planning Manager for the Spartanburg Area Transportation Study (SPATS).

•In coordination with the SPATS Policy Committee, the successful applicant will work with and coordinate between the Policy and Technical Committees providing information and guidance with respect to duties, responsibilities, and requirements of laws and procedures governing the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and its related activities.
•Position will serve as Secretary to the Policy Committee and will serve as a member of the Technical Committee for transportation.
•Position will liaison with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in the preparation of the annual Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)
•Position will coordinate all intermodal transportation requirements including freight planning and passenger rail
•Applicant will coordinate MPO transportation air quality conformity analysis
•Applicant will supervise staff and consultants/contractors with respect to the development of special projects related to planning functional design contracts, land use/transportation analysis, and thoroughfare and transportation planning
•Position will provide technical and professional information on MPO planning matters to elected officials, funding and regulatory agencies, the general public, and others as appropriate
•Position will assist planning department staff with site plan and development review with a focus on transportation/traffic issues
Applications are accepted until job is filled.




Updated: 8/28/2014 11:04:21 AM EOE